Far North RSA Bowling Club News Report
The Club held the annual Men & Women J8 Pairs Championship (8 years and under playing years) There were 2 women’s teams Joanne Milich/Evelyn Bradley, Reo King-Bennetts/Helen Dephoff, and 2 men’s teams Mike Reddy/Kiripaka Kara, Don Lilly/Doug Anderson.
The weather was very hot but the competition was finished before the real afternoon heat came in. It was a game of two halves for both the men and the women. Round 0ne Lilly had a big win over Reddy 22-6 and Millich won 23-3 against Reo King-Bennetts. Round two it was reversed with Reddy wining 19-13 and Reo King-Bennetts winning 21-4. The next round was the final with no time limit. Milich got away to a good start but Reo King-Bennetts came back to be one shot behind at the 11th end 7-8 but Milich went on to win 17-9 and take out the Women’s Championship title. In the men’s game Reddy proved to strong against Lilly never relinquishing the lead to take out the Men’s Championship title 23-9.
Thank you Jean who looked after the kitchen, Jean & Allan Match Controllers, Kevin for preparing the green. Also thanks to the good turnout of spectators who witnessed some great bowls.

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